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Can you taste if an oyster is bad?

Asked: Nate Murphy, Last Updated:

Oysters, especially raw ones, can be very harmful if they are spoiled. Oysters are enjoyed by people all over the world. When fresh, the rough-shelled mollusks have a clean, briney taste full of the flavors of the ocean. However, when oysters have gone bad, not only are they foul-tasting; they can be deadly.

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